Sister Elizabeth Anne Worley, SSJ
Sister Worley, SSJ entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1963. She has served the Catholic Church in Florida in education, healthcare administration and diocesan administration. Sister taught Chemistry at Immaculata-LaSalle High School in Miami and Madonna Academy. Completing a Masters in Business Administration with certificate in health care administration Sister served as Chair of the Board of Mercy Hospital and CEO of Catholic Hospice, Miami.
At the invitation of then Bishop Thomas Wenski, Bishop of Orlando, Sister Elizabeth served as the first Chancellor for Administration and Chief Operating Officer for the Diocese of Orlando. Subsequent to Archbishop Wenski’s appointment as Archbishop of Miami, Sister Elizabeth returned to Miami as Chancellor for Administration and Chief Operating Officer for the Archdiocese of Miami.
Sister Elizabeth currently serves the Sisters of St. Joseph as administrator of its pension trust. She received the Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice, awarded by Pope John Paul II and presented by Archbishop J. Favalora recognizing her lifetime of service to the Catholic Church. St. Thomas University awarded Sister an honorary doctorate at its May 11, 2013 commencement recognizing her lifetime of service to the Catholic Church.